Category: Music Venues

An inside look at where to see Kentucky country music, bluegrass music, Appalachian music, and folk music performed in concert venues, festivals, theaters, amphitheatres, outdoor stages, and concert series.  Some of the best venues to watch Kentucky music include Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Paramount Arts Center, Mountain Arts Center, KFC Yum Center, EKU Center for the Arts, Rupp Arena, Bobby Mackeys, The Arena in Corbin, Austin City Saloon, and more.

Heritage Music Series coming to London

London-Laurel County Tourism, along with Forcht Broadcasting’s WFTG The Wolf, and Kentucky Country Music have teamed up to produce an intimate acoustic concert experience, Heritage Music Series.  Multiple Kentucky based singer-songwriters will take to the stage the first three Saturdays in March at Heritage Hills Theater.  All shows will begin...

Concerts in a COVID-19 Era

At the beginning of 2020, many of us were looking forward to attending some concert tours and music festivals.  Then starting in March and throughout the year, the announcements of postponements and cancellations were trickling through.  Pretty much everything has been moved to 2021 with tours.  However, there are several...

Hometown Rising releases star studded lineup for 2020

Following last year’s sold-out debut, Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival, produced by premier independent festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents, returns to Louisville, KY on Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 13 at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center. Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and Old Dominion lead Hometown Rising’s music lineup with additional appearances from Jon Pardi, Chris Janson, Billy Ray Cyrus, Clint Black, CAM and many more artists...

Chris Stapleton set to headline concert at Kroger Field

Lexington born Chris Stapleton will be headlining the first-ever concert at Kroger Field on April 25, 2020.  It will be the first concert at the stadium, which was recently renovated and utilized by the University of Kentucky.  The concert will also feature legendary Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, and Yola. All...

Renfro Valley legacy reaches its 80th season

In 1939, John Lair founded Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, nestled along the rolling hills off US-25 in Rockcastle County.  Prior to major interstate construction, travelers would arrive by horses and family cars to listen to the sounds of country, bluegrass, and gospel.  Renfro Valley would become known at the Country...